Pitino wants to be remembered as one of college basketball's most successful and influential head coaches, not as one mired by his association to some of the sport's biggest scandals. There are some things to like about the new NCAA rules, such as allowing undrafted players to return to school. But if the aim was to eliminate corruption in the sport, then it's another missed opportunity by the NCAA.
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Beyond the late Big Ten final, Connecticut can still acquire a bid by winning the American Conference title. The biggest concern for Virginia is the health of Justin Anderson. The teams that appear most vulnerable among the final at-large teams: You get the picture. During conference tournament play, the highest remaining seed will earn the teams auto bid for the bracket until the tournament is completed. Kentucky is the overall No.
Virginia, Arizona, Gonzaga, and Kansas. Last Five teams in at large: First Five teams out at large: Next five teams out at large: Today is a potentially important day for the top of the bracket, too. Kentucky is locked in as the No. We have six teams for three spots. Wisconsin, Arizona, Gonzaga, and Kansas. That saved at least one at-large position in the Field of Kentucky, Virginia, Duke, and Villanova. Wisconsin and Arizona are next in line; the Badgers looked quite impressive Sunday in Columbus.
It appears we have five teams for three spots. Advanced metrics place Bonaventure in the low 70s. The Aztecs are regular season champions; they rolled through the Mountain West by three games before falling in the league title game last night against Fresno State. They have an incredible dark blot against them — a sub loss to San Diego in an outdoor game in a baseball stadium — and only one top victory.
But that came against California on a neutral floor. The Gamecocks prompt an incredible question — how does a power conference team play only two games against top teams? But the Gamecocks also played the No. If the Gamecocks get in, kudos to them. Those things have a way of being rewarded, even for teams with a so-so RPI. The Owls won the American regular season crown, and they swept home-and-homes from Cincinnati and Connecticut. The Commodores are against the top but played a great schedule especially non-conference.
If they miss, they have only themselves to blame after flaming out of the SEC tournament against Tennessee. The guess here is Vanderbilt is excluded. The darling of analytics No. The thinking is that they get in, but the Shockers are a true wild card. Kansas is the top overall seed.